What are the STI test options in Bowling Green,OH?
In 2016, Wood County had an HIV prevalence rate of 62.2 per 100K people, well under Ohio’s rate of 217.6. The same year, the county had a chlamydia rate of 332.2 per 100K people, in comparison to the state’s rate of 520.9. The gonorrhea and (primary and secondary) syphilis rates were 38.5 and 0.8.
Bowling Green State University has a bad reputation for STDs, but it appears to be rumor, as this part of Ohio has lower STD rates than much of the state. But STIs are preventable, and these numbers should still come down.
Health officials stress that all sexually active people should use protection every time and get tested often, even if they are not experiencing symptoms. Most STIs are asymptomatic in the beginning, but they can go on to cause irreversible damage to your body.
The Falcon Health Center, next to the Bowling Green State University campus, provides testing and treatment for a wide variety of STIs. The Wood County Community Health Center on Gypsy Lane Rd also provides confidential STD screening, as does Walk In Urgent Care at the Shoppes on South Main.
Keep an eye on the community schedule, especially around the university. You may be able to find free STD testing events, especially during awareness campaigns.
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